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SNP Member of the European Parliament Ian Hudghton will take time out from his annual surgery tour of Banffshire on Monday 21 September at 3.00pm when he visits local bakers Donalds Bakers, Seafield Street, Portsoy.
Mr Hudghton is arranging for Donalds Bakers' shortbread to be the 'official' shortbread of the European Parliament's EFA Group St Andrew's Day celebrations and will 'seal the deal' whilst in Portsoy on Monday. The SNP MEP will be accompanied by Banff & District councillor Ian Gray, who suggested Donalds for the accolade, and SNP Westminster candidate for Banff & Buchan Eilidh Whiteford.
Mr Hudghton commented:
"I am delighted to be able to assist the company in promoting their excellent products in this way.
"I firmly believe in giving local firms the opportunity to get their products into places where it may not always be possible to do so and I will be extremely proud to point out to guests and dignitaries in the European Parliament that the shortbread comes from my constituency."